Due to the impact of the current coronavirus outbreak the terms and conditions of this competition have changed. Please see the amended terms and conditions.
The Penguin Random House Student Design Award is an opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in design to experience real book cover design briefs first-hand.
The competition is open to anyone studying on a Further Education or Higher Education course (part time or full time) in any subject and at any level at the time of the deadline for entries (Tuesday 3 March 2020 at 2.00pm).
Entrants must be aged 18 or over by 1 July 2020. The competition is not open to graphic design professionals. Entrants must be available to take up the 4-week work placement if they win the first prize. See the Terms and Conditions for full details of entry requirements.
To enter, select the category/s you would like to submit an entry for, read the briefs and get designing!
Students may enter a maximum of one design in each of the three categories.
All entries must be submitted digitally via our submissions form which will be open for entries on Wednesday 4 December 2019.